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Toronto airport express train (Canadian Pacific / Flickr)

Why some experts caution that a proposed express train between the Loop and O’Hare could fly off the tracks, financially.

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(Courtesy National Transportation Safety Board)

After a fatal crash in Arizona, the safety measures for autonomous cars come under intense scrutiny.

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(Chicago Tonight file photo)

On Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that the city has identified the first 135 miles of street resurfacing for 2018.

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Despite a commitment from the state’s top environmental official, Illinois EPA will not hold public meetings to gather input on the state’s plan for spending $107.8 million in Volkswagen settlement money.

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Chicago could see a significant increase in electric cars by the end of the next decade, but drivers will need the city to install thousands of new charging stations to keep those cars on the road.

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Legislation filed this week would give Illinois officials a deadline for deciding how the state will spend $108.7 million from a national settlement with Volkswagen over the German automaker’s emissions scandal. 

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants everyone to get on board with an ambitious plan for an express train between downtown and O’Hare, but would taxpayers be the ones taken for a ride?

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A new model of car-sharing is poised to make its debut in Chicago, but some aldermen are sounding the alarm about how it may impact street parking.

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(Jason Mrachina / Flickr)

New York City motorists may soon need to pay a fee to drive in the city’s busiest areas during the week. Is congestion pricing a viable option for Chicago?

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sadie Colbert / Released)

Deaths from distracted driving are rising sharply. We talk with a transportation safety expert about what can be done to bring the number of fatalities down.

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Facing ongoing controversy from an advertisement it now calls “indefensible,” a Champaign-based bus company says it hopes to “relaunch” its conduct and will cooperate with a state investigation into its business practices.

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(Suburban Express / Facebook)

Attorney General Lisa Madigan issues a subpoena to college bus service Suburban Express over possible civil rights violations after the company told customers in an ad that “you won’t feel like you’re in China when you’re on our buses.”

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How would you like to whisk from the Loop to O’Hare International Airport in under 20 minutes? Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the idea is one giant step closer to reality.

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Local government is going after a major ride-sharing company for not only failing to protect customer and driver data during a massive 2016 data breach—but also for failing to disclose it, as required by law.

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The Chicago Transit Authority hasn’t raised fares since 2009. Now, the head of the Regional Transit Authority says “the time has come” to change that. 

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The City Council on Monday advanced the mayor’s 2018 budget proposal, but not without some trepidation from aldermen.

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